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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·pile /kəmˈpaɪ(ə)l/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·pile v. t. [imp. & p. p. Compiled p. pr. & vb. n. Compiling.]
 1. To put together; to construct; to build. [Obs.]
 Before that Merlin died, he did intend
 A brazen wall in compass to compile.   --Spenser.
 2. To contain or comprise. [Obs.]
    Which these six books compile.   --Spenser.
 3. To put together in a new form out of materials already existing; esp., to put together or compose out of materials from other books or documents.
    He [Goldsmith] compiled for the use of schools a History of Rome.   --Macaulay.
 4. To write; to compose. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the
           man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a
           lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small
           fortune" [syn: roll up, collect, accumulate, pile
           up, amass, hoard]
      2: put together out of existing material; "compile a list"
         [syn: compose]
      3: use a computer program to translate source code written in a
         particular programming language into computer-readable
         machine code that can be executed